Celebrates 60th anniversary

Posted November 7, 2013 at 10:07 pm


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Richard and Wanda Philips of Akron are celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary Friday, Nov. 29, 2013 at the Legion Hall in Brunsville.

Richard Philips and Wanda Lenton were married at the Methodist Church in Randolph, NE, on Jan. 9, 1954, and have been farm operators on the same farm for 60 years. Wanda taught school at Laurel, NE, Westfield and at Akron-Westfield Community School until her retirement in 1993.

A dance will be held at 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. with music by the Mearl Lake Orchestra. You are cordially invited to attend.

Hosting the event will be their children: Valerie and Randy Elam of Wichita, KS; Vance and Vickie Philips of Denver, CO; Greta and Tom Ford of Key West, FL; Matthew and Laura Philips of Decatur, IL, along with 10 grandchildren: Kelley, Austin, Peter, Maggie and Grant; Stephanie and Caitlin; Alexander, Grant, Alyssa and Jon; and one-great grandchild, Isaac.

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